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View Resource Within These Walls: 1 House, 5 Families, 200 Years of History

This Website from the National Museum of American History (NMAH) opens a door on the everyday history of American families from 1757 to 1945. The exhibit is organized around a house in Ipswich, Massachusetts and five of the different families that lived there over time. Visitors can click on one of the family names at the top of the page to bring up a thumbnail introduction to the family, images...
View Resource Monticello: The Home of Thomas Jefferson

It is fitting that Thomas Jefferson, a true Renaissance man, should have a site about his own life that features such a wide range of information about his interests and passions. At the center of the site is information about the house he designed and about which he once said, "I am as happy no where else." From the site, visitors can tour almost every room in the house, complete with narrative...